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5 ways to improve your heart health

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  If you worry that you or someone you love will get heart disease or even have a heart attack, it’s understandable. Heart health is even more important in these times of ...

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In urgent message, Surgeon General asks young people to donate blood

Millennials and Generation Z are being asked to step up and save the nation’s blood supply. In a plea to young people, the Surgeon General on Thursday asked more people to donate ...

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Our readers share their current books to help us through the coronavirus

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I was preparing the community calendar of events this week and saw many events are being postponed because of the coronavirus crisis. Looking at the cancelled library events made me think of ...

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‘Terrified’ emergency room nurse pleads with public to get serious over coronavirus

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A Kansas City nurse’s Facebook post has gone viral around the world for her scolding of those not taking the coronavirus situation seriously. The nurse, who works in an emergency room, does ...

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Kansas City mayor bans gatherings of 10 or more

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Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas is banning gatherings or events of 10 or more people. The move came, according to the mayor’s office, in consultation with a variety of health officials rolled ...

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New guidelines issued, groups no larger than 10 people

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President Trump today, flanked by officials with the Centers for Disease Control, issued new guidelines for combating the spread of coronavirus. One of those included limiting groups to under 10 people. In ...

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Diagnosed cases of Wuhan Virus likely to skyrocket, due to increase in testing

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Right now the numbers are still relatively low for those who have been diagnosed with the Wuhan virus. But get ready for it now, because when many more tests are readily available ...

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Israeli scientists: We have developed a coronavirus vaccine

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The coronavirus outbreak continues to spread across the globe. There have been more than 81,000 cases and nearly 3,000 deaths. With six continents infected, experts are predicting that it’s a matter of ...

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Communist China controls 80% of American drugs

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China this week implied it could hold the United States hostage over its control of drugs that millions of Americans depend on. The startling threat was met with anger by both Republicans ...

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List of Kansas City area closings and cancellations over coronavirus

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As President Donald Trump  announced a national state of emergency today, Kansas City area institutions continued to respond to the coronavirus with closings and delays. Metro Voice is not listing churches. Check ...

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Fox News analyst Brit Hume has no doubt that Joe Biden is becoming “senile”

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As Joe Biden closes in on the Democrat presidential nominations, speculation about his mental state continues to swirl. Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said during a television segment that there ...

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List of steps being taken to combat coronavirus

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Even before President Trump had completed perhaps the most important address of his presidency, national media outlets focused more on style than substance. That left many Americans asking “What just happened?” as ...

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President announces travel ban on Europe in Oval Office address

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President Donald Trump took decisive measures to control the coronavirus Wednesday evening announcing strict new measures. One was that the United States will impose a 30-day travel ban on travelers from Europe. ...

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Coronavirus press conference remarks by Trump and Pence

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In our continuing efforts to bring you news unfiltered by then national media, here are the remarks of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence concerning the latest developments surrounding the ...

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Kansas Department of Health and Environment announces COVID-19 online resource center and 1st case in Kansas

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has announced the launch of the agency’s online resource center for Kansans to learn more about COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, get answers to commonly ...

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U.S. megachurch pastors quarantined after coronavirus exposure

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Two pastors of one of the largest churches in the nation are under home quarantine after being exposed to the coronavirus during a conference in Germany. READ: Prayer guide for coronavirus Craig ...

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Vice President Pence reassures nation on danger of coronavirus

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Vice President Mike Pence reiterated on March 4 that the risk of contracting the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the United States remains low while urging Americans to take extra precautions to avoid ...

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Churches making adjustments in light of coronavirus

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Many churches now are looking for ways to protect their congregations from the coronavirus, or Covid-19. While the threat of the sickness infecting any single American remains extremely low, the precautions may ...

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Missouri lawmakers plan for potential coronavirus threat

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Missouri legislators are attempting to get ahead of the curve as the coronavirus threat continues to spread globally. Although there have been no confirmed cases in Missouri so far, 60 individuals are ...

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Coronavirus is a U.S, Jewish plot says Iraqi political analyst

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An Iraqi political analyst is spreading a conspiracy theory that the coronavirus is a plot by the United States and Jews aimed at population control. And he’s basing it on a 40-year-old ...

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As Coronavirus concerns rise, financial expert: ‘Do not get caught up in the fear’

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California officials are working to figure out how a Solano County woman contracted the coronavirus since she hasn’t traveled to China and doesn’t know anyone else infected. And some experts are sounding ...

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Israel announces coronavirus vaccine within weeks

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Israel has announced their scientists are just weeks away from releasing the world’s first vaccine against the deadly coronavirus. The Galilee Research Institute (MIGAL) spent four years creating a vaccine against the ...

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Could coronavirus cause cancellation of Summer Olympics?

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Time Magazine is reporting that the 2020 Summer Olympics, scheduled for July 24 in Japan, could be moved or cancelled. The news comes as Japan deals with a the spread of the ...

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Technology developed locally helps coronavirus patients return home for treatment

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Innovative technology from a Kansas City company has enabled 14 U.S. citizens who tested positive for coronavirus to receive treatment back home in the United States. Flight-ready containerized biocontainment systems (CBCS) from ...

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American life expectancy is on the rise for first time since 2014

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that Americans’ life expectancy rose for the first time since 2014. Two of the main reasons were declines in the number of ...

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